Pearl Hill State Park Article

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Pearl Hill State Park
Pearl Hill State Park, Townsend MA.jpg
Pearl Hill State Park
Map showing the location of Pearl Hill State Park
Map showing the location of Pearl Hill State Park
Location in Massachusetts
Location Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates 42°39′19″N 71°45′37″W / 42.65528°N 71.76028°W / 42.65528; -71.76028
PEARL HILL STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

42°39′19″N 71°45′37″W / 42.65528°N 71.76028°W / 42.65528; -71.76028
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Area1,000 acres (4.0 km2) [2]
Elevation413 ft (126 m) [1]
EstablishedUnspecified
Operator Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Website Pearl Hill State Park

Pearl Hill State Park is a 1,000-acre (400 ha) Massachusetts state park located in the town of Townsend about 50 miles (80 km) from Boston. The park lies adjacent to Willard Brook State Forest and is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).

Activities and amenities

  • Trails are used for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling tether ball. A somewhat challenging 4-mile (6.4 km) trail connects to Willard Brook State Forest.
  • There are 51 campsites with a modern bathhouse.
  • A day-use area includes a 5-acre (2.0 ha) pond with a beach area.
  • The park also offers picnicking, fishing, and interpretive programs.

References

  1. ^ a b "Pearl Hill State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Pearl Hill State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved January 25, 2014.

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